Missouri Articles:
October 22nd 2009
St. Paul should join IRV bandwagon
Star Tribune

Star Tribune stands behind IRV voting. They believe that if this system is used in St. Paul, it will show the state of Missouri that IRV can work and can better represent the voters in the state.

October 19th 2009
Minneapolis lauches IRV education campaign for Nov. 3 elections

In two weeks, the city of Minneapolis will be using instant runoff voting in their elections for the first time.

January 31st 2009
Wash. considers online voting for overseas voters
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Washington's Secretary of State Sam Reed is proposing an on-line voting system for overseas voters. Washington and Arizona currently allow on-line voter registration.

November 7th 2008
Push to Expand Early Balloting and Voter Rolls
The New York Times

EAC Chair Rosemary Rodriguez and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton endorse universal and automatic voter registration.

October 30th 2008
Lawyers eye Missouri on Tuesday
Kansas City Star

This Kansas City Star article cites FairVote's Democracy SoS report on Missouri election administration and preparedness.

October 17th 2008
October 17th Update on Presidential Visits and Spending

FairVote's press release shows that in the "Swing States of America," candidates ignore a majority of states and follow voting patterns of 2004 Presidential Election.

October 7th 2008
Local Group Attempts to Reform Kansas City Voting System
Kansas City InfoZine

A new group has formed in Kansas City to help get ranked choice voting implemented as Kansas City's voting system for all municipal elections.

September 18th 2008
High Turnout, New Procedures May Mean an Election Day Mess
The Washington Post

Front page article in the Washington Post quotes FairVote program director David Moon about readiness for the November election.

August 28th 2008
Uniformity in Election Administration: A 2008 Survey of Swing State County Clerks

Missouri Edition

July 31st 2008
Ranked-choice voting
Kansas City Star

Letter to the Editor suggesting ranked choice voting as a solution to high-cost low-turnout runoff elections in Kansas.

July 26th 2008
Americans don't vote for long list of reasons
The Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Star takes a look at several reasons for low voter turnout in the U.S. FairVote's Adam Fogel says the government is not making an effort to ensure full, accurate voter rolls.

July 21st 2008
Influx of Voters Likely to Test New Machines
New York Times

Article on likely problems with voting in November's elections, including a quote from FairVote's Adam Fogel on voting machine shortages.

June 15th 2008
Voting commission plagued by problems, limited funds
Associated Press

The Associated Press reports, Election Assistance Commission is experiencing some problems with growth.

May 11th 2008
Confusing ballot designs still plague elections
The Associated Press

The Associated Press reports, ballot designs are still confusing voters

April 27th 2008
Few states allow overseas troops to vote by e-mail
Associated Press

The Associated Press reports, only 13 states are embracing technology and allowing troops station oversees to vote online